Fife and Drum Inn is in a perfect location right in Merchant Square.

~ William S.

Upcoming Events in Williamsburg, VA

Discover the charm of a Colonial Williamsburg vacation. A getaway to our Williamsburg bed and breakfast means you are conveniently located within a short distance of everywhere you want to be. See a list below of some upcoming events in the Historic Triangle.

Ice Rink in Merchants Square

Until February 27, 2024

Located along Duke of Gloucester Street in Merchant’s Square, the rink offers ice skating and skate rentals throughout the winter. Skate with the family, sip hot chocolate or cider, and enjoy the magical setting.


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Liberty Ice Rink

2024 Black Artist Showcase

February 1 to 29, 2024 

Jamestown Settlement will present its annual Black Artist Showcase, an immersive exhibition that bridges the historical tapestry of 17th-century America with the vibrant expressions of contemporary Virginia-based artists.

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Presidents' Weekend

February 17 to 19, 2024

Make the most of the extended weekend by exploring the roots of three prominent Virginians—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Williamsburg played a pivotal role in shaping these future presidents before they assumed office.

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76th Annual Antiques Forum: Domestic Affairs

February 23 to 27, 2024

From London to Nova Scotia, New England to Virginia and the Carolinas, the Mid Atlantic to the Gulf South: all make an appearance at Colonial Williamsburg’s 76th Annual Antiques Forum: Domestic Affairs. Join us as we explore fashions, furnishings and the familial while traveling through time and space and delving into houses and histories.


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76th Annual Antiques Forum: Domestic Affairs

Military Through the Ages

March 16 to 17, 2024 

Over two days on March 16 and 17, the museum grounds will transform into a living tableau, hosting re-enactors portraying ancient warriors, knights, sailors, and modern-day soldiers from 500 B.C.E. to the present, including representatives from the Virginia Army National Guard.

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“From the Ground Up:” Ceramics in Context

March 22 - 23, 2024 

Colonial Williamsburg is pleased to host the 2024 bi-annual Ceramics conference, in collaboration with MESDA (Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts), From the Ground Up: Ceramics in Context. Research, scholarship and collaboration among curators, scholars, archaeologists, potters and collectors is an ever-expanding and always rewarding endeavor.

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Jamestown Day

May 8, 2024

Experience the charm of Jamestown Settlement's family-friendly programs highlighted by the captivating Jamestown Day, where visitors can enjoy military salutes and maritime demonstrations. The departure of the Godspeed, a meticulously recreated ship from the 1607 English colonization fleet, is marked by a powerful artillery salute.


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jamestown settlement replica ship

Some of these events sell the hotel out quickly. Please be sure to book your tickets, and arrange your stay as early as possible.

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